Verizon teams up with Google to offer next-gen cloud gaming experience
Jan 22, 2020
NEW YORK – Verizon and Google are partnering to deliver the best games to more gamers than ever before. With Fios, there's no added surcharges, no broadcast or regional sports network fees, and no surprises. It just works. Starting January 29, new Fios Gigabit internet customers will get a Stadia Premiere Edition on us. Stadia Premiere Edition includes a controller, a free three-month Stadia Pro subscription for access to games in up to 4k/60fps, and a Google Chromecast Ultra to enjoy your favorite games on your existing TV.
“Fios has long been known as the leading Internet service for console gaming and streaming entertainment,” said Brian Higgins, vice president, consumer device marketing and products, Verizon. “With the recent surge in adoption of cloud gaming, led by Stadia, Fios will continue to serve as the backbone for the best cloud gaming services.”
“Google working with Verizon to deliver incredible cloud gaming experiences is a great step forward for the industry,” said Brennan Mullin, vice president, Devices and Services Partnerships, Google. “Verizon’s commitment to delivering fast, reliable Fios internet matches perfectly with Stadia’s exciting new cloud gaming, delivering an unmatched gamer experience”
What is Stadia?
Stadia is the perfect way to game without relying on costly hardware, and lets you play on all the different screens you use in your life. With Stadia, you can instantly play your favorite games over Verizon Fios or anywhere you have Wi-Fi. To make your life easier, Stadia works on hardware you and your friends already own, including your TV, laptop, desktop, and select tablets and phones. Grab your controller and in moments you’re gaming with your friends.
Stadia Pro is Stadia’s premium subscription service and your gateway to the absolute best of Stadia: up to 4K resolution2 and 5.1 surround sound on TVs3 , free access to select games, and discounts on game purchases.
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